People With Disabilities

President Sisi approves amendments to law establishing fund for differently-abled persons

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 01:07 GMT

Article I of the amended law, the title of Law No.200 for 2020 shall be amended to become Law for Establishment of a Fund for the Differently-abled Persons.

Egypt’s President Sisi orders government to create comprehensive database of people with disabilities

Sat, 01 Jan 2022 - 03:25 GMT

He added that the President asked to cooperate with distinguished foreign experts in this field to transfer technology of manufacturing and production using the best international raw materials to obtain high-quality prostheses.

Egypt’s Sisi announces 5-point strategy, ‘Differently-Abled Fund' for people with disabilities

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 05:47 GMT

" I would also like to express my pleasure to be here and meet with you, today, wishing you all success,” President Sisi concluded his speech.

Egypt toughens penalties for bullying people with disabilities

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Bullying a person with a disability shall be punishable by imprisonment for of no less than two years and a fine of no less than LE 50,000 and not more than LE 100,000.

Egypt's central bank obliges banks to facilitate access to banking transactions for people with disabilities

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 04:34 GMT

The new instructions come in light of the Central Bank of Egypt’s keenness to achieve financial inclusion and to include all groups, especially people with disabilities in the banking sector.

In pics: Minibus for physically-challenged passengers operate in Sharqia

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 02:42 GMT

Minibuses designed for physically-challenged people started operating in Egyptian governorate of Sharqia in Delta, with commuters expressing delight with the new experience.

Ebtessama, Vodafone Foundation launches platform to provide job opportunities for people with disabilities

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 10:03 GMT

The Majidah platform has succeeded to collaborate with more than 400 entities and 200 training centers in 2020 to provide employment and training opportunities to Persons With Disabilities.

MP calls for establishing medical committees for people with disabilities

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 10:37 GMT

Amery clarified that there are some governorates that do not have a medical committee which is a hardship for people with disabilities.

Egypt, India open workshop to make prostheses in Assiut

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 03:50 GMT

The project comes as part of the state's policy to activate all community initiatives to achieve Egypt's Vision 2030 and sustainable development goals, the governor added.

Gov’t presents efforts to boost rights of people with disabilities Monday

Mon, 24 Dec 2018 - 12:03 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to discuss affairs of persons with disabilities in a Monday conference

Disabled people to receive social housing units per donations: Gov’t

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 03:23 GMT

In accordance with declaring 2018 as the year of people with disabilities, the government agreed to accept donations to provide them with social housing units.